Table 13.5Summary likelihood ratios of predictive values of cord gas

LR (positive)95% CILR (negative)95% CI
Low Apgar scores14.813.3 to 16.40.430.41 to 0.46
Cerebral palsy1.461.10 to 1.930.940.89 to 0.99
Neonatal deaths2.872.36 to 3.490.770.71 to 0.84

LR = likelihood ratio.

From: 13, Complicated labour: monitoring babies in labour

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